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Head of Business Development

For over 25 years Oasis Project has been delivering services for women, children and families affected by substance use. We are an award-winning, trauma-informed organisation, aiming to empower those affected by substance use to make choices that lead to change.  We have an incredible team of staff working across three premises in Brighton and Hastings. To find out more see our website.

Head of Business Development
Brighton/East Sussex (Hybrid)
Band 33-9 (£36, 952.50 - £43,348.50)
Part/Full time (28 - 37.5 hours)

Please apply by 9am Wednesday 21st February 24

We are looking for:

Oasis Project is recruiting a Head of Business Development.  As Head of Business Development, you will work with our board of trustees, senior leadership team and staff.  You will manage and develop the fundraising, communications and marketing functions, to promote the implementation of Oasis Project’s new strategy for 2024-27.  You will lead and deliver on income generation targets which support the mid and long-term sustainability of Oasis Project.  You will be part of an award-winning charity, with an incredible team of staff across three premises in Brighton and Hastings. 

You will have:
·    Experience working in a Senior Management level role within a voluntary sector organisation.
·    Experience in financial management, budgeting skills, with a high degree of IT literacy. 
·    Experience in thinking strategically and developing operational business plans. 
·    Demonstrable experience of working in a business development/senior management role with a focus on income generation and fundraising strategy development.  
·    Strong leadership skills and the ability to enthuse, motivate and develop teams of people to deliver results.
·    Ability to write clear and persuasive documents including bids, marketing materials and board reports. 
·    Commitment to mirroring Oasis Project values in day-to-day work – collaboration, care creativity and learning. 
·    Proven track record of securing funding in a tough financial climate, including through trust and foundations and government contracts.

We offer:

·    28 days holiday plus bank holidays. 
·    Well-being support, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme with GP access. 
·    Paid well-being hour once a month.
·    Funded monthly clinical supervision and learning and development opportunities. 
·    Relaxed dress code and flexible working opportunities. 

Please note:

·    *The post is only open to female applicants as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
·    Oasis Project is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or people from the global majority, who are currently under-represented in our organisation. 
·    Oasis Project is committed to lived experience being central to its service development. We welcome applications from people with relevant personal/professional experience. 

How to apply:

·    For a full application pack, please visit our website  or alternatively you can email [email protected] to request one. If you would like to chat to someone about this role, please contact us via the recruitment email. 

·    Please email your completed Application Form and Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring form to [email protected]. Please note, we only accept application forms. Please do not send a CV, as this will not be accepted. 

·    If you are having any difficulties in applying or require any of this information in a different format, please contact us on 01273 696970 and ask for Charis Bull (Admin Manager) or via [email protected] 

·    The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 21 February 2024. 

·    Interviews will take place online w/c 26 February 2024 and in person (in Brighton) w/c 4 March 2024. 

·    If you haven’t heard from us by Friday 23 February 2024, you will not have been successful on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in working at Oasis Project. We look forward to hearing from you.

28-37.5 hours p/w
Oasis Project
Brighton/East Sussex (Hybrid)
Contact email: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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